10/27/2020

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405 Project Stuck In The Slow Lane

Elon Musk quips that it’s easier getting rockets into orbit than navigating his commute between home in Bel-Air and his Space Exploration Technologies factory in Hawthorne.

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350 Layoffs Pending at Nuke Plant

Company: Southern CA EdisonCA Net Job Gain/Loss: -350Reason: LayoffCity/Region Losing Jobs: San Clemente, CA

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Governor Jerry Brown Praises Chinese For Bullet Train

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown got a firsthand look on Thursday at the world’s most extensive high-speed rail system and praised the initiative that created the Chinese railway, saying he was anxious to start building similarly ambitious projects in California.

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A Busy California Port Seeks To Grow, But A Neighbor Objects

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Just before officials at the Port of Los Angeles unanimously approved a plan for a vast new railyard last month, the mayor of Long Beach was incensed. How dare they, he angrily asked at a public meeting, value the lives of residents on Los Angeles’s side of the border more than those who live in his city.

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Assemblyman Manual Pérez Bills Advance

Sacramento, California – Today, three bills by Assemblyman V. Manuel Pérez passed their first policy hurdles with strong support in Assembly policy committees.

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California High-Speed Rail Costs Soar Again

SACRAMENTO — While much of the squabbling over California’s high-speed rail project has focused on its huge construction price tag, the cost to taxpayers just to plan the bullet train is also soaring.

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California Facing Bid Challenges in Improving State Roads

The Reason Foundation, a libertarian-leaning think tank, says in a new report that California is facing big challenges in improving driving conditions on its state-owned roads.

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Home Depot to Hire 900 Seasonal Workers at Local Stores

Company: Home DepotCA Net Job Gain/Loss: 900Reason: ExpandCity/Region Gaining Jobs: San Diego County, CANotes: Seasonal workers

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Amazon Fulfillment Center to Create Jobs

Company: Amazon.com Inc.CA Net Job Gain/Loss: 1000Reason: Expand, From Out of StateCity/Region Losing Jobs: Seattle, WACity/Region Gaining Jobs: Tracy, CA

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More Competitive Port, Promise of Critical infrastructure Projects

The Port of Long Beach is betting billions of dollars on its future. This is a bet it has to make to compete globally. Long Beach’s Board of Harbor Commissioners is expected Monday to formally approve a $1.2 billion budget for the massive Middle Harbor terminal expansion project.

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Amazon Site in Patterson Nearing Start of Construction

Company: Amazon.com Inc.CA Net Job Gain/Loss: 350Reason: Expand, From Out of StateCity/Region Losing Jobs: Seattle, WACity/Region Gaining Jobs: Patterson, CA

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American Airlines Expects 1,097 California Layoffs in November

Company: American AirlinesCA Net Job Gain/Loss: -224Reason: LayoffCity/Region Losing Jobs: San Francisco, CANotes: Story describes cuts in four different cities in CA with specific job loss figures

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American Airlines Expects 1,097 California Layoffs in November

Company: American AirlinesCA Net Job Gain/Loss: -42Reason: LayoffCity/Region Losing Jobs: San Jose, CANotes: Story describes cuts in four different cities in CA with specific job loss figures

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American Airlines Expects 1,097 California Layoffs in November

Company: American AirlinesCA Net Job Gain/Loss: -80Reason: LayoffCity/Region Losing Jobs: San Diego, CANotes: Story describes cuts in four different cities in CA with specific job loss figures

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American Airlines Expects 1,097 California Layoffs in November

Company: American AirlinesCA Net Job Gain/Loss: -706Reason: LayoffCity/Region Losing Jobs: Los Angeles, CANotes: Story describes cuts in four different cities in CA with specific job loss figures

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